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BBC Backs Bansky Doc; Sundance London; BBC One Lines Up Saturday Night Format – Global Briefs

Danny Boyle is teaming up with controversial artist Banksy for a Christmas special. The Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire director is fronting The Alternativity, an hour-long film for BBC Two, that will see him travel to Bethlehem to capture a festive performance of the nativity created by Banksy. Show More Summary

The Path Recruits Freida Pinto for Season 3

Freida Pinto is on The Path. The Slumdog Millionaire star will be a series regular when the Hulu drama returns for Season 3, Variety reports. Pinto will play Vera, a publicist for the Meyerist movement who "forges a connection with Eddie [Aaron Paul], but may have her own secret agenda," per Hulu's ... Read More > Other Links From The Path Freida Pinto

Riz Ahmed Actually Spit On The Slumdog Millionaire Director During His Audition

While you probably remember the movie for shining a spotlight on Dev Patel, one other now-popular actor tried out for the movie. Riz Ahmed really wanted the gig, and...

Brown Entertainers Are Having A Moment and It’s Fcking Awesome

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

We can finally say goodbye to “ Slumdog Millionaire” & “Kumar” as the only references to brown entertainers in the media. Don’t get me wrong, “Slumdog” was dope, but there’s recently been an emergence of strong, confident brown voices,...Show More Summary

Luke Evans & His 'Beautiful Friend' Freida Pinto Look Sharp at Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Luke Evans and Freida Pinto both stepped out for the 2017 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic! The 38-year-old Beauty and the Beast actor and the 32-year-old Slumdog Millionaire actress looked sharp at the event held at Liberty State Park on Saturday (June 3) in Jersey City, N.J. They were joined by Andreja Pejic, Nicky Hilton, Lais [...]

Riz Ahmed Recalls Ripping Open Director Danny Boyle’s Shirt During His Horrible Slumdog Millionaire Audition

Slumdog Millionaire won eight Academy Awards and introduced the entire world to Dev Patel and Freida Pinto. It also could have introduced the world to Riz Ahmed, if he hadn’t committed quite so hard in his audition. In Variety’s Actors on Actors: Riz Ahmed and Elizabeth Moss interview, the Rogue ... More »

‘Trust’: Harris Dickerson To Star As J. Paul Getty III In FX Anthology Series

FX has its kidnap victim. The cable net said today that Harris Dickinson will star as J. Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune, in Trust, its anthology series executive produced by the Slumdog Millionaire trio Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson. Show More Summary

Youngest Latika in 'Slumdog Millionaire' 'Memba Her?!

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Rubina Ali is best known for playing the youngest version of the street kid Latika -- opposite Ayush Mahesh Khedekar as the youngest Jamal -- in the 2008 film 'Slumdog Millionaire.' Guess what she looks like now!

Freida Pinto shows her passionate side and causes a stir in Showtime's 'Guerrilla'

In the midst of the bleakness and despair that flavored much of 2008’s “Slumdog Millionaire,” Freida Pinto stood out. The film, which won several Oscars, including best picture, marked Pinto’s breakthrough, and the lingering shot of her character Latika smiling radiantly from a train platform at...

‘Trust’: Donald Sutherland To Play J. Paul Getty In FX Anthology Series

Donald Sutherland is in the money. FX said today that the Emmy winner is set to play billionaire oil man J. Paul Getty in the first installment of its anthology series Trust, executive produced by the Slumdog Millionaire trio Danny Boyle,...Show More Summary

Between 'Trainspotting' And 'T2 Trainspotting', Danny Boyle Says He's Become A Worse Director

10 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Yes, that's despite Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs. In a Q&A, he tells Kevin Lincoln what on earth he means by that.

Danny Boyle Thinks He’s Become a Worse Director

In the 20 years since the release of Trainspotting, director Danny Boyle hasn’t exactly been sitting on his hands. He won the Academy Award for Best Director in 2009 for Slumdog Millionaire, as well as helming movies such as 28 Days Later, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs. But his return ... More »

Danny Boyle's FX series about Getty family gets January premiere

'Slumdog Millionaire' director to open 'Trust' with story of Getty heir's 1973 kidnapping.        

‘Trust’: FX’s Getty Family Anthology Series Sets January 2018 Premiere

It’s been a year since FX picked up 10-episode Getty family limited series Trust, executive produced by Slumdog Millionaire trio Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson, and now the project is picking up the pace. The network...Show More Summary

Colossal Ancient Egyptian Statue Unearthed In Cairo Slum

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Among his many other noble titles, Pharaoh Ramses II could soon add one more honorific: the ultimate slumdog millionaire. Archaeologists have discovered a massive statue that likely depicts the ancient Egyptian ruler submerged in the groundwater of a Cairo area slum. Show More Summary

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva has a 'Slumdog Millionaire' moment in India

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva had a taste of the fabled Mumbai local trains this morning as she hopped onto one to commute between Churchgate and Dadar — two of the most vibrant stations in India's largest metropolis.  Georgieva,...Show More Summary

How one startup peon had a real-life Slumdog Millionaire moment

As you sow so shall you reap.  The old English proverb came to life for Mumbai-based Shyam Kumar, a peon at mobile wallet firm Citrus Pay. He became a millionaire after his employer was acquired by Naspers-backed online payments company...Show More Summary

Dev Patel Roars Like A ‘Lion’ This Oscar Season: The Actor’s Side

While the movie which launched Patel to stateside audiences, Slumdog Millionaire, went on to collect eight Oscars, Patel personally has landed his first nomination this year in the supporting actor category for Weinstein Co.’s Lion. Last Sunday, he took home the BAFTA for his turn in the Garth Davis movie. Show More Summary

‘Lion’ Star Dev Patel On His Indian Journey & Preparing For Saroo: Q&A

Editors Note: This story originally ran on November 22, 2016. Dev Patel’s career started in his native United Kingdom, with a role on the hit teen drama Skins. But it was with Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning 2008 film, that he became a real star. Show More Summary

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